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Hi, I have a scab in my nose which wont heal, if I pick it

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Hi, I have a scab in my nose which won't heal, if I pick it it seems to be healing but then some gunk will grow back on it. It hurts to touch and won't go away
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr .Saha replied 5 years ago.

How large it is?

How long are you having the symptoms?

When have you consulted doctor last?

Do you take any other medicine?

Did you have any test?

Do you have any other symptom or previous illness?

Are you male or female? age?

Thank you.
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

its small, probably the size of a defleted pea(thats with all the gunk on it

its been goign on for a couple of weeks

last time i saw my doctor was last month

i take imovane

no tests

female 22

other symptoms, lots of mucus in the mouth, also been sneezing a lot lately but i have no allergies

Expert:  Dr .Saha replied 5 years ago.

Thank you for the information.

This can be due to an infection.

You can need local or oral antibiotics.

You can apply neosporin cream.

But if it does not help you need to take an examination by doctor again.

He can prescribe oral one.

Rodent ulcer or a locally cancerous lesion can occur here though it is seen in older people.

Other cause can be dermatitis, allergy etc.

Do not pick the scab, it can cause tissue injury.

Let it fall of its own.

I hope this information helps.

I will be happy to assist, if you need any clarification.

Please feel free for any follow up query.

Best wishes.
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